The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Project Planning skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Project Planning over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Planning
South East / Berkshire
Rank 90 100 104
Rank change year-on-year +10 +4  
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 11 26 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.59% 1.06% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 1.32% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 21
Median daily rate £419 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.51% -2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £251 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £455 £595
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £34.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -10.66% +7.14%  

Project Planning is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1491 1977 2180
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 80.55% 80.33% 75.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 692 1023 1134
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £280 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 45 54
Median hourly rate £15.50 £19.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.42% -30.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £96.60 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Project Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Project Planning as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Project Planning in Berkshire

Project Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Project Planning in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Planning in Berkshire

Project Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Planning in Berkshire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Planning in Berkshire

Project Planning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Planning in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Planning in Berkshire

Project Planning
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Planning within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newbury - 2 £425 -
Slough - 2 £550 -
Reading +6 1 - -
Windsor +4 1 - -
Wokingham -2 1 £325 - 1
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Project Planning
South East

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Project Planning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Project Planning.

1 16 (69.57%) Project Management
2 9 (39.13%) Finance
3 8 (34.78%) Telecoms
3 8 (34.78%) PRINCE2
4 7 (30.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (21.74%) Change Management
5 5 (21.74%) PMP
6 4 (17.39%) SAP
6 4 (17.39%) Risk Management
6 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
7 3 (13.04%) Coaching
7 3 (13.04%) Contract Management
7 3 (13.04%) Internet
7 3 (13.04%) Migration
7 3 (13.04%) Windows
7 3 (13.04%) PMI Certification
7 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
8 2 (8.70%) Nokia
8 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (8.70%) Linux
8 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
8 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
8 2 (8.70%) MS Project
8 2 (8.70%) MS Office
8 2 (8.70%) Legal
8 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (8.70%) PMO
8 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (8.70%) Contingency Planning
8 2 (8.70%) Data Centre

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
1 2 (8.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Internet
2 1 (4.35%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 9 (39.13%) Finance
2 8 (34.78%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.70%) Legal
3 2 (8.70%) Marketing
4 1 (4.35%) Electronics
4 1 (4.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Project Manager
2 2 (8.70%) Analyst
2 2 (8.70%) Change Manager
2 2 (8.70%) IT Manager
2 2 (8.70%) IT Project Manager
2 2 (8.70%) PMO Manager
2 2 (8.70%) Project Planner
2 2 (8.70%) SAP Manager
2 2 (8.70%) SAP Project Manager
2 2 (8.70%) Senior Manager
2 2 (8.70%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (4.35%) Business Manager
3 1 (4.35%) C++ Software Developer
3 1 (4.35%) Development Project Manager
3 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (4.35%) Network Manager
3 1 (4.35%) Programme Planner
3 1 (4.35%) Senior C++ Developer
3 1 (4.35%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (4.35%) Web Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) CSS
1 1 (4.35%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.35%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.35%) AIX
3 1 (4.35%) Solaris
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) Project Management
2 8 (34.78%) PRINCE2
3 7 (30.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (21.74%) Change Management
5 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
5 4 (17.39%) Risk Management
6 3 (13.04%) Coaching
6 3 (13.04%) Contract Management
6 3 (13.04%) Migration
7 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (8.70%) Business Transformation
7 2 (8.70%) Contingency Planning
7 2 (8.70%) Project Governance
7 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (8.70%) Supplier Management
8 1 (4.35%) Copywriting
8 1 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (4.35%) Facilities Management
8 1 (4.35%) Pay per click
8 1 (4.35%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) C++
1 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
1 1 (4.35%) Python
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) PMP
2 3 (13.04%) PMI Certification
3 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (4.35%) Degree
4 1 (4.35%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) PMO
1 2 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) SAP
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.70%) Huawei
3 2 (8.70%) Nokia
4 1 (4.35%) BT
4 1 (4.35%) Cadence
4 1 (4.35%) Ericsson
4 1 (4.35%) Progress
4 1 (4.35%) Samsung